The Study Abroadcast

The Study Abroadcast

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By Chris Carlton
I Studied abroad and absolutely loved it so I decided to make a podcast that helps students do the same.
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Deciding To Learn Spanish in Spain With Luci Bessinger
Luci Bessinger studied abroad in Spain because she wanted to sharpen her Spanish skills. If you're interested in Barcelona or Spain tune in. I know you'll like this episode because I had a lot of fun when we were making it.
26:17
December 7, 2018
English As A Second Language And Stories From Around The World With Matt Schneider
This interview is broken down into two parts. First, Matt talks about WESLI and helping international students transition into the classroom in the United States. Second, he tells some great stories and gives advice based on his world travels.
34:03
November 28, 2018
How To Obtain The Perfect Internship Abroad with Karime Diaz
Karime Diaz is our first interview who went abroad solely for the internship and didn't take any classes. She currently serves as an alumni ambassador for CEA and specializes in internships. If that's what you're looking for, I'd definitely recommend listening to this interview.
29:12
November 27, 2018
Studying Abroad Down Under in Newcastle with Caroline Sass
Newcastle is a gorgeous city in Australia which is located about 2 hours north of Sydney. Caroline recalls her time there, her living situation, and everything she had to do in order to set up her trip. This was a really fun interview to do.
21:28
November 21, 2018
Navigating Paris With Abby Haley
Abby Haley is studying abroad in Paris, France and she is absolutely loving it. This is my first interview with someone living in the city of love and it is also one of my favorite. Enjoy this interview whether you're thinking about studying abroad in France, or not.
27:11
November 20, 2018
Getting A Full Scholarship to Study Abroad in France with Andrea Vazquez
Andrea got a full scholarship to study abroad and she tells us exactly how she did it. This interview is perfect if you're interested in scholarships, France, or language learning. We dive into great detail with all three.
32:49
November 19, 2018
Studying Abroad in Prague With Hannah Lutz
If you're looking to study abroad somewhere that isn't as mainstream, but still popular enough it might be worth listening to this interview to learn about Prague.
17:30
November 16, 2018
Learning French in Brussels With Nicole Kalitsi
In this interview we find out why Nicole Kalitsi chose to study abroad in Brussels, Belgium instead of France to sharpen her French language skills.
21:49
November 14, 2018
Getting Paid To Study Abroad in Auckland With Jonathan Mennecke
Jonathan Mennecke talks about applying for and recieving multiple scholarships to study abroad in Auckland. We learn about his living situation, plans he has for the future, and even get into different foods that New Zealand does better than most.
19:35
November 13, 2018
Rhondine Petrof Educates Us On Belize; The Only English Speaking Country in Central America
Studying Abroad in Belize is a great opportunity if you want international experience, but don't want to be that far away from home. Rhondine Petrof of Toucan Education Programs does a great job of educating us on the process and opens our eyes to this beautiful, Belizian culture.
22:00
November 12, 2018
Adventures in New Zealand And Landing a Job Before Graduation with Liam Krodel
There are three things you need to take away from this interview: 1. Deciding where to go is easier than you think 2. You're going to make lifelong friends 3. Studying abroad HELPS with finding a job Tune in to hear Liam Krodel explain...
15:02
November 9, 2018
Julie Alagna Walks Us Through The Process of a Semester at Sea
Julie Alagna gives a great interview discussing everything you need to do to sign up for and succeed in a Semester at Sea. There isn't another interview like this out there, I checked.
32:54
November 8, 2018
Studying Abroad in Copenhagen Through DIS with Alison Ryncarz
Alison Ryncarz talks about her time studying abroad in Copenhagen and what it is like to go through the program, DIS, where she now works. We also learn about Woofing which is something every student (no matter where you are) should take at least one weekend to do.
28:07
November 6, 2018
Studying Abroad in Rome and Exploring The Rest of Europe with Tiera Salitros
If you're thinking about studying abroad in Rome or anywhere for that matter, and are interested in doing even MORE traveling while you're there this interview is definitely for you. Tiera does a great job of talking about budgeting for short term, European travel.
25:48
November 6, 2018
If You Want The International Experience, But Can't Find The Time, Listen to This Interview
David Carlton studied abroad early, and stumbled on to something that he loves; studying abroad. In this episode we find out why not being ready for a semester and already having plans during the summer did not stop David Carlton from studying abroad, smarter.
15:56
November 5, 2018
Study Abroad Stories: Dublin Edition With Amanda Hackney
In this episode Amanda Hackney tells us about her amazing time in Dublin and the rest of Europe. It's interviews like these that make me wish I would've studied abroad twice, or was still in college. A great episode.
16:04
November 2, 2018
Scholarships and Studying Abroad in Ireland with Morgan Kistler
Morgan Kistler did everything right. She found a program, applied for (and received) scholarships, and now she is having the time of her life in Ireland. She is at the University of Limerick and absolutely loving it. Tune in to hear Morgan's story.
22:27
November 1, 2018
Studying Abroad in London and Advice for Today's College Student With Brent Blahnik
Brent Blahnik is the Director of International Education at UW - Green Bay. He studied abroad in London and talks about what it is like to matriculate to a different part of the world, make new friends, and share new memories. https://bit.ly/2Sz7UB1
25:49
October 31, 2018
Faculty Led WWII Focused Study Abroad With Kate Greer of Ohio State
If you're interested in WWII this interview is for you. Kate Greer of The Ohio State University talks about visiting historical WWII sites during her three week trip to Europe.
26:17
October 30, 2018
Studying Abroad in Shanghai with Gillian Reinhard
Gillian Reinhard has been taking Mandarin Chinese for the past 6 years and she thought Shanghai would be the perfect location for her to study abroad. Gillian teaches us a lot about Shanghai in the interview and we actually learn that there is a little reverse culture shock. This is a great interview if you're thinking about Shanghai or China.
27:50
October 29, 2018
UW-Stevens Point Study Abroad with Brad Van Den Elzen
In this interview I talk with Brad, who is the Director of the International Student and Scholars Office UW-Stevens Point, about how teaching English in China for a year spawned his passion for international education. Brad is also a bit of a political junkie and we link some of his favorite personalities in the show notes.
14:09
October 24, 2018
Setting Up A Clinical Rotation in Australia With Jerrica Huber
This interview is perfect if you're in the medical field or thinking about Australia. Jerrica does a great job of explaining what it was like to live down under and explains how she set up a clinical rotation her last semester before graduating to hit the ground running on job interviews.
49:23
October 23, 2018
Language Learning Through Immersion With Mattison Gotcher
UT - Austin's Mattison Gotcher wanted to learn Spanish so she decided to study abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica. In this interview Mattison talks about her time there (she also did some volunteer work), and find out exactly why having your finances in order before you go is important. https://bit.ly/2CYxevQ
15:33
October 22, 2018
Studying Abroad in Seville with Jason Kouba
Jason Kouba is the Senior Regional Director for Institutional Relations and Outreach at API so there are two avenues to this episode. First, he tells the story of his study abroad experience in Seville. Second, he gives great advice for students who are thinking about studying abroad because he sees and talks with so many on a daily basis. https://bit.ly/2CkuCae
23:44
October 16, 2018
How Martyn Magaloudis Saved Money by Studying Abroad in Sydney
Fresh off a trip to Melbourne, Martyn Megaloudis talks about going to school and interning in Sydney. We learn about school specific scholarships, no tipping down under, and how Martyn listened to Spotify for 6,000 hours last year.
24:22
October 15, 2018
Studying Abroad in Seoul with Minel Cannucciari
In our first interview with someone who studied abroad in Seoul, Minel Cannucciari talks about how she was able to set up a work study with her college in Philadelphia to help pay for her trip. She does a great job of making you feel like you were on the trip with her.
24:06
October 12, 2018
Why Study Away Scholarships Are A Very Real Opportunity with Callie Ronstrom
In this interview, UW-Superior's Callie Ronstrom talks about the driving force behind her first study abroad experience, why the opportunity to obtain scholarships and grants is very real, and the fresh Guatemalan food she misses so much. We also hear an entertaining rat story as well.
17:58
October 11, 2018
Studying (and interning) Abroad in Ireland With Jessica Kisluk
After listening to this interview, I wish I was still in college and able to study abroad again. Jessica does a great job of painting a picture of life in Dublin, telling great travel stories, and giving phenomenal travel advice. www.studyabroadsmarter.com
26:38
October 10, 2018
Educating Students About What Study Abroad Is With Lacy Frewerd
Most students think they know what study abroad is but what they don't know is the amount of options they have or how it relates to their major and career focus. In this interview, Lacy answers the question: why should one study abroad?
27:24
October 9, 2018
Interning in Australia With Lorenzo Corazzin
Lorenzo Corrazin is an Italian who goes to college in the United States that needed to 'study abroad' in order to fulfill an international credit requirement. So now he's interning in Australia. Check this episode out to hear Lorenzo's story.
23:40
October 5, 2018
How European Classes Differ From American Classes with Conor McGlone
In our first international student interview, Connor McGlone from The University of Pittsburgh talks about transitioning to life in Italy and discusses his future plans for the rest of the semester...a must listen if you're thinking about Florence as a possible study abroad destination.
14:58
October 3, 2018
How to Study Abroad in 12 Days with Peter Wierzba
In this episode we talk to Peter Wierzba, a 5th year senior at UW-Parkside who tells us how he got credit for this 12 day trip to Poland and had a remarkable time in the process.
23:33
October 2, 2018
Why St. Norbert Tells It’s Students to Get Involved With Int'l Education Early as Possible
St. Norbert College's Jeremy Doughty talks about his study abroad experience and work, why getting involved with international education early on is important, and the international opportunities St. Norbert College grants to it's students.
31:33
October 1, 2018
Study Abroad Guide Recommendation, Going During Winter Break, and Faculty Led Programming with Colleen Marchwick
In this episode I get recommendations from UW-Eau Claire's Colleen Marchwick on study abroad articles to read, taking your trip during winter break, faculty-led programming, and much more. Dig in, and enjoy.
28:08
September 28, 2018
How You Can Study Abroad While Working Your Way Through College with Megan Baker
In this episode we learn how Carrol University's Megan Baker worked two, sometimes three jobs as an undergrad and still found a way to study abroad in Germany for a semester.
31:33
September 27, 2018
Why Most Beloit College Students Don’t Use a Study Abroad Program
How do you take ownership of study abroad and not use a traditional study abroad program? You can do one of two things: Enroll at Beloit College or listen to this interview, which is full of insight and perspective of the entire study abroad process.
34:49
September 26, 2018
Doing a Summer Study Abroad Program With Taylor Ambrosius of UW-Oshkosh
As our first student interview, Taylor Ambrosius of UW-Oshkosh tells us about her summer trip to France and the fears she had to overcome in order to go. This interview is perfect if you're thinking about studying abroad but harbor some fears or doubts. Enjoy!
16:31
September 25, 2018
What Does It Mean To Study Abroad? UW-Platteville’s Bing Liang Answers Your Most Pressing Questions
In his second language, Bing Liang talks about what it means to study abroad and the factors that go into scholarship awards and UW-Platteville. I couldn't imagine giving an interview this succinct in a second language.
25:16
September 23, 2018
Hannah Marie Morris: A Study Abroad Consultant In The Truest From
In this interview from the Sudan, Dr. Hannah Morris of hannahmariemorris.com gives an inspirational interview and talks about what she is doing to facilitate studying abroad on the global stage.
21:16
September 20, 2018
Johannes Schmied: An Austrian Living in The U.S. (Episode 3)
How Johannes Schmied Came From Austria to the United States and Landed a Job at The University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh in the Process...here's how. https://bit.ly/2Qts0LD
17:15
September 12, 2018
Meet Dilyn Riesterer and learn about International Education at Edgewood College
In this episode Dilyn and I discuss her own study abroad journey, overcoming fears while traveling, and learn about some of the best food in Europe. https://bit.ly/2Fcv8u4
18:31
August 21, 2018
My 3rd Podcast: Hello Tunisia
Trial run of Anchor. I discuss studying abroad in the states with Fakhar. https://bit.ly/2PkIM2Y
07:12
May 3, 2018
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